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Dec 9, 2013 4:00am PST
million in 2004. the death of peacemaker nelson mandela is drawing a wave of tributes. president obama... who credited mandela with his own political awakening... is expected to travel to south africa for the memorial service in a johannesburg stadium on tuesday. nasa joined the worldwide praise by posting an image of mandela's native cape town taken from the international space station in may by a canadian astronaut. and the washington post highlighted his huge success in using economic boycotts to change public policy and end apartheid. mandela will be buried sunday at his rural home in qunu , south africa still to come: trader talk on why the gold chart points to a possible breakout for gold prices... plus, a breakdown on the jobs report for november-- is the unemployment rate on track to dip below 7%...and later on ...we head to florida where employers are ready to hire americans-- but claims there are not enough available. first business continues right after this. as manufacturing speeds up-- ford and boeing are among the companies said to be making an effort to bring jobs
Dec 10, 2013 4:00am PST
freezing temps will damage crops. and, a final farewell to nelson mandela today. as 91 world leaders, 4 american presidents and masses of mourners pay tribute in south africa. jim richter of performance trust joins us on this tuesday morning. good morning, jim. > > good morning, angie. > > we're hearing more from the fatheads those fed presidents now starting to leak that maybe we will see a taper before the end of the year. how is the bond market reacting? > > well the head of the richmond fed president who has been fairly vocal in his opposition to the quantitative easing programs has come out and said he expects a healthy debate and even the st. louis president who has historically supported all this using quantitative easing himself has said with the improving labor market that he expects the odds to increase now with tapering. > > how does somebody prepare for a tapering? what would you do in the bond market right now to maybe profit on this? or maybe escape some sort of a collision that could happen. > > yeah a great question-- definitely if you look back to may when th
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am PST
movement. now turning to sad news about one of the ultimate civil rights pioneers -- nelson mandela, an enduring world icon of peaceful resistance, has died mandela famously led south africa, out of apartheid. he spent 27 years in prison after being convicted by a white minority government. he was released in 19-90 and went on to became south africa's first black president in 1994. while in office, the economy nearly doubled. mandela died late yesterday. he was 95. friday is funday at first business. here to lighten the mood and enlighten us-- from the floor of cme group alan knuckman and scott shellady. they are ready to go for traders unplugged. good morning and topic number one: bears snared? corporate profits are at all time highs, stocks are sustaining near record levels-- are the bears growling? alan: my friend here is a market atheist.i know he doesn't believe. but if you look at the pe ratio at 19 and a half versus the record in 2000 was 26. we still have a long ways to go and the profits tell the story whether you like it or not. scott: i think that you have to really separ
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